10:51 pm February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
The death of a mugger in the Jakarta outskirts earlier this week has brought growing concerns among Greater Jakarta residents over reports of escalating street crimes
9:47 pm February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Supreme Court must order all judges not to accept pretrial motions challenging a person’s suspect status, a legal expert has said
7:49 pm February 26, 2015 | No Comment
More than 8 out of ten Indonesian children experience violence in junior high school, two international NGOs said in a report released on Thursday.
12:19 am February 26, 2015 | 15 Comments
Indonesia’s police force claimed on Wednesday that it had already investigated irregularities in officers’ arrest of an antigraft deputy last month, saying they were a step ahead of a parallel probe by the Indonesian Ombudsman.
4:38 pm February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Jakarta's deputy governor called for firm action to be taken against bootleg alcohol factories around the city on Wednesday, saying arresting distributors was not enough.
3:04 pm February 25, 2015 | 3 Comments
The National Police's detective unit announced on Wednesday that they would widen their investigation into a perjury case that has ensnared former anti-graft agency commissioner Bambang Widjojanto.
11:10 am February 25, 2015 | 13 Comments
Jakarata Police arrested a Hong Kong man and confiscated six kilograms of crystal methamphetamine on Friday — the first of two major drug busts in the capital over the weekend.
12:08 am February 25, 2015 | 24 Comments
President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row, most on drugs charges, would not be delayed despite concerted pleas from several world leaders. Instead, he warned foreign countries not to intervene with his government’s right to impose the capital punishment.
11:49 pm February 24, 2015 | 18 Comments
The principal of an Islamic junior high school in Malang District, East Java, was arrested by local police for allegedly sexually molesting two of his students, both 14-years-old.
11:33 pm February 24, 2015 | 5 Comments
The House of Representatives will likely endorse President Joko Widodo’s latest pick for National Police chief and calls for impeachment against the president might be no more than a strategy for political horse-trading, experts say.
10:27 pm February 24, 2015 | 17 Comments
A mob burned alive a suspected motorcycle thief in the early hours of Tuesday after he was allegedly seen trying to assault two riders and steal their motorcycle in Pondok Aren, southwest of Jakarta, in Tanggerang, Banten.
4:33 pm February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Temporarily suspended Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, leaders answered police summons on Tuesday. KPK chief Abraham Samad and deputy Bambang Widjojanto were questioned over their alleged involvement in, respectively, counterfeiting state documents and perjury.
12:58 pm February 24, 2015 | 8 Comments
An Indonesian court on Tuesday dismissed a bid by two Australian drug traffickers on death row to avoid execution by challenging the president's rejection of their pleas for clemency.
7:13 am February 24, 2015 | 3 Comments
The government says it has instructed Indonesia’s largest pharmaceutical firm, Kalbe Farma, to halt production of its anesthetic and anti-bleeding products at the center of investigations into the death of two women, while they were undergoing surgeries at Siloam Hospital in Tangerang earlier this month.
12:45 am February 24, 2015 | 25 Comments
Former minister Suryadharma Ali has filed a pretrial motion against the national antigraft agency on Monday for naming him a graft suspect last year, proving predictions that Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan’s recent success in a similar move would inspire other graft suspects to follow suit — further undermining Indonesia’s battle against corruption.
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